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28 Reasons Absolutely Everyone Hates Hamilton, Ontario

Posted: November 22, 2016

 – BuzzFeed Staff, Canada

1. It goes without saying that Hamilton, Ontario is the worst.

It goes without saying that Hamilton, Ontario is the worst.

Joe deSousa/Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: mustangjoe – Tiffany Falls.

2. It’s a hideous dump of steel and cement.

It's a hideous dump of steel and cement.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: laurambailey – Dundas Lookout.

3. All of the city’s buildings are totally ugly.

There definitely isn’t any impressive or dramatic architecture.

There definitely isn't any impressive or dramatic architecture.
Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 70315885@N02 – Pigott Building.

5. And the insides of the buildings don’t feature any interesting design.

And the insides of the buildings don't feature any interesting design.

steeler1954 / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 70315885@N02 – Pigott Building.

6. Gore park is just an ugly pile of concrete in the middle of downtown.

Gore park is just an ugly pile of concrete in the middle of downtown.
John Piercy / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: jcpiercy – Gore Park.

7. The residential streets lack any kind of aesthetic or charm.

The residential streets lack any kind of aesthetic or charm.
margonaut / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: margonaut – Locke street.

8. How do people live here?!

How do people live here?!

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: tomflem – Westdale Village.

9. They haven’t kept up any of the charming older businesses.

They haven't kept up any of the charming older businesses.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: frank-minimalia – Westdale Theatre.

10. Just zero effort put into building any historical sites.

Just zero effort put into building any historical sites.

^ Missi ^ / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 15481483@N06 – Henson Manor.

11. You won’t find any vibrant neighbourhoods at all.

You won't find any vibrant neighbourhoods at all.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: frank-minimalia – James Street North.

12. There are, like, no picturesque spots in the whole city.

There are, like, no picturesque spots in the whole city.

Ian Muttoo / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: imuttoo – Dundurn Castle.

13. Like, was anyone even trying to make anything pretty?

Like, was anyone even trying to make anything pretty?

Tom Flemming / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: tomflem – Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.

14. This must be where the zombie outbreak happens.

This must be where the zombie outbreak happens.
Flickr Creative Commons / Via en.wikipedia.org – Hess Village.

15. Imagine having to go to school in Hamilton? Gross.

Imagine having to go to school in Hamilton? Gross.

Tom Flemming / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: tomflem – McMaster University.

16. Hamilton has a complete and utter lack of culture.

Hamilton has a complete and utter lack of culture.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 15205252@N00 – Art Gallery of Hamilton.

17. And good luck finding a decent burger.

And good luck finding a decent burger.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 23022269@N06 – Chuck’s Burger Bar.

18. You’re definitely going to need a drink, but where could you possibly find a decent beer?

You're definitely going to need a drink, but where could you possibly find a decent beer?
Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 15205252@N00 – The Winking Judge.

19. It’s a bad city for football fans.

It's a bad city for football fans.
Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: tibs_ibc – The Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

20. I mean, if you hate nature, sure, go to Hamilton.

I mean, if you hate nature, sure, go to Hamilton.
Allen McGregor / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: allenmcgregor – Hamilton Beach.

21. Because there are literally no parks or nature trails to see.

Because there are literally no parks or nature trails to see.
Hamilton Conservation Authority / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: hamiltonca – Valens Lake.

22. You won’t spot any wildlife at all.

You won't spot any wildlife at all.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: petercruickshank – Mountview.

23. Ugh. It’s just steel, steel, and more steel.

Ugh. It's just steel, steel, and more steel.

Hamilton Conservation Authority / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: hamiltonca – Dundas Valley.

24. It’s like a dystopian horror movie.

It's like a dystopian horror movie.

Joe Desousa / Flickr Public Domain / Via Flickr: mustangjoe – Webster’s Falls.

25. It’s all so disappointing.

It's all so disappointing.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: suckamc – Bruce Trail.

26. The whole city is a living nightmare.

The whole city is a living nightmare.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: lordromeo – Gore Park.

27. No wonder everyone hates it here.

No wonder everyone hates it here.

Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: jcpiercy – The view from Sam Lawrence Park.

28. Better just steer clear of Hamilton altogether. It’s for the best.

Better just steer clear of Hamilton altogether. It's for the best.

ErasingScott / Flickr Creative Commons / Via Flickr: erasingscott – Downtown Hamilton.
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